Archive for the Culture Category

The Cinema Corner – December 2nd

The Cinema Corner - December 2nd

The Lighthouse’s David Lynch season comes to a close in style this week with a new 30th anniversary print of the director’s finest work, 1986’s Blue Velvet. Set in the small town of Lumberton, it’s an often surreal thriller that […]

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The Cinema Corner – November 25th

The Cinema Corner - November 25th

Preston Sturges’ 1941 comic masterpiece Sullivan’s Travels plays Monday evening at the Irish Film Institute. Joel McCrea is the pretentious filmmaker who disguises himself as a hobo to add authenticity to his next movie, a patronising look at poverty. Along the […]

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Occult in Literature workshops at UCD

Occult in Literature workshops at UCD

Three workshops on the role of portrayals of the occult in popular fiction and entertainment will be hosted in UCD this Friday. Limited tickets are available for these workshops on the influence of occult beliefs, themes and figures on British […]

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The Cinema Corner – November 18th

The Cinema Corner - November 18th

The novels of Philip Roth haven’t translated well to cinema, but this week sees the release of a rare successful Roth adaptation. Indignation is the story of a young atheist from a Jewish background (Logan Lerman) struggling to get by at […]

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Events in Pearse Street Library this week

Events in Pearse Street Library this week

Pearse Street Library will host a poetry reading and a screening of a foreign language film over the next two days.   The poetry reading will take place this evening, with Sean O Meara delving into An Bhe Dhatheangach (The […]

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Do You Have a Story to Tell?

ALIGHT! is calling on residents of Sandymount, Irishtown, Ringsend and Pearse Street to take part in a storytelling workshop. The art and dance project will be collecting stories from people in the area for an upcoming creative showcase. These stories […]

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The Cinema Corner – November 11th

The Cinema Corner - November 11th

Earlier this year the BBC published a poll of the best movies of the century. The number one spot was taken by David Lynch’s surreal masterpiece Mulholland Drive, which you can catch at the Lighthouse on Wednesday as part of […]

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The Cinema Corner – November 4th

The Cinema Corner - November 4th

Fashion designer Tom Ford turned filmmaker back in 2009 with the Colin Firth starring A Single Man. While it’s taken seven years for a followup, it was worth the wait. Nocturnal Animals is one of the year’s best films, the […]

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The Cinema Corner – October 28th

The Cinema Corner - October 28th

Horror fans are spoilt for choice this Halloween weekend. The Lighthouse is hosting a ‘Classic Monsters’ retrospective over the three day weekend, with screenings of classic Universal horror movies like The Wolfman, Frankenstein and The Invisible Man, along with The […]

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Student plays being performed at UCD this week

Student plays being performed at UCD this week

The UCD Drama Society will play host to several performances of two plays put together by the students between today and Friday October 28th. The Ride is a play written and directed by Tzarini Meyler. It is centred around Maggie, […]

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